Entries by Walter Pisarnik

Truckers Life Foundation

Good morning drivers!   Today we have an important and good message for you. Next Monday 20.04 at the border crossing in Świecko, customs and employees of Truckers Life will distribute free aid packages prepared for you and for you. What is an aid package? This is a set of basic articles that will increase your safety […]

UICR postpones the Professional Driver World Championship 2020 by 12 months

    . Priority is given to completing the members’ domestic competitions in an unprecedented solidarity move by the UICR Working group set up to examine possibilities for this year’s Professional Driver World Championship competitions. UICR and Sindikat Hrvatskog Vozača today announced on April 7th the postponement of its flagship team competition, the Professional Driver […]

Temporary exemptions to Regulation (EU) No 561/2006 due to the effects of the corona virus: EU Member States

The IRU and ATA are closely monitoring the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. This includes national and international updates on the transport of passengers and goods in affected regions of the world.  The latest transport news, guidance and FAQs on the coronavirus pandemic.   Please find in the document attached the updated situation on national/international transport […]

Trixi-Spiegel: Simple idea that saves lives

Inventor of the Trixi mirror: simple idea that saves lives In Munich, 6,000 Trixi mirrors could soon be installed at over 1,100 intersections. Truck accidents at the intersections are said to be reduced. Spiegel invented Ulrich Willburger. His daughter was the victim of a turning accident. It’s been 25 years since Ulrich Willburger from Seehausen […]

VOLVO -Tower

Oh, those crazy men and women in Gothenburg, Sweden is at it again. The folks at Volvo Trucks have a new promotional video to rival the ones they have made in the past … and that takes some doing. Keep in mind, this is the same company that gave the world action star Jean-Claude Van […]

How Electric Vehicles Are Changing Our Transport Models

The internal combustion engine has its origins in a burst of invention and innovation that began more than two centuries ago, and it still drives much of our transport. But this energy system – in cars, trucks, ships and aeroplanes – is now facing a serious rival in electric motors. And as electric vehicles become […]

How Electric Scooters are changing the Traffic Rules

From an environmental point of view, electric scooters have much to recommend them: when people use them, it often means they are not driving cars. That means less pollution and less traffic on the roads. But the spread of app-rented e-scooters, zipping effortlessly through congested streets, has created a whole new set of issues for […]